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1) Halloween Decorated Baby Stroller as an Owl Nest
If you have an old baby stroller lying around then here's a great idea to use it for a front yard Halloween decoration. Add some straw, felt leaves and other decor to create a mini owls nest.
2) Balloon Spider Garland
Create a balloon spider garland in no time at all by following this tutorial. The kids in your neighborhood will love this especially when trick or treating. You can create the spider balloon style as shown or get creative and design your very own spooky creation!
3) Spider Halloween Wreath
Spider wreaths are an awesome way to put some fear factor into your front yard Halloween decorations. They can be quite tricky to make so you might be better off just buying them online for about $15.
4) Pumpkin Ghosts
The heads are made with pumpkins - get the whole family round to help paint them. The outfits are made with tomato cages wrapped with tulle and some netting. The project needs a bit of time but overall its very straight forward and is a show stopper of a front yard Halloween decoration.
5) Balloon Ghost
Heres a brilliant ghost balloon tutorial where you can learn how to create a spooktastic Halloween decoration for your front porch. This would also be great if your hosting a kids Halloween party and want to make a show stopper of a decoration.
6) Skeleton Ideas
Here's some really cool ways you can set up your Skeletons in your front garden for Halloween. You can buy skeleton props online for about twenty bucks (a little bit more if you want to buy bigger or better quality). So check out the ideas below and see how many of your neighbors you can scare the life out of!
7) Pallet Zombie Hole
Here's another great tutorial showing you how to make a zombie pit for your front garden using an old pallet. You'll also need some strip lights (red) to create the "hell" effect.
Then you can add some props like skeleton or zombie hands, severed feet, chains etc - anything that will add to the scare factor! If you really want to go the extra mile you could add a smoke machine and some eerie music - in fact the music in the video tutorial above would be perfect!
8) Pumpkin Monster
You can make a pumpkin monster by making a wooden cross then adding bundles of twigs to fill out the body. Add some rags or potato sacks for the clothes then add a pumpkin head to the top (thats already been carved scary monster style - you can find loads of tutorials on line how to do it properly) and don't forget to add the glow sticks so you can give your neighbors a proper night time scare!
9) Giant Pumpkin Balloons
If the above tutorial seems a bit too much work then you could always buy some giant pumpkin balloons and anchor them in your front garden.
10) Garage Door Spider Web
Here's a pretty easy Halloween decoration - a garage door spider web using 2 inch black painters tape & Dollar Tree spider. The total cost for this should be less than $10 but will be visible from quite a distance.
11) Cardboard Mummy
Here's another cheap Halloween decoration you can make using cardboard and some led lights. You can learn how to make cardboard look like wood here then simply create the mummy as above and add in the led lights for the eyes. You could also make the mummy out of old pallet wood if you like!
12) Spooky House
You can also hop down to your local dollar store and pick up all the decorations you see in the image below - including bats, pumpkins, skeleton banner, skeleton prop and anything else you think that will create a spooktastic house!
13) Trick or Treat Wooden Signs
Here's another great tutorial if you want to learn how to create your own Trick or Treat signs for your front porch. There's a little bit of work involved but you'll be able to save yourself a small fortune and its a great Halloween decoration you'll be able to use for years to come!
14) Witches Shadow
All you need for this awesome decoration is a miniature witch shape and then a powerful light source that will cast the shadow on your wall. If you could get a remote control light you could scare the wits out of your neighbors by flicking it on just as they start to walk up your driveway!
15) Beef Netting Spider Web Tunnel
Beef netting is a great way to create spider webs all over your front lawn including the tunnel that you can see below. So just follow this awesome tutorial and you'll soon have the most haunted garden in your neighborhood!
More Scary Skeleton Ideas
Here's a quick list of some more scary ideas you can use on Halloween night to give everyone in your neighborhood goosebumps and chills that will give them sleepless nights!